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Basketball Couples in India: Full List of #DesiBallerCouples
Basketball Couples in India is a surprisingly long list. Here is a list of all married basketball couples in India from different parts of the country.
Both are highly respected international basketball players from Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh. Prashanti Singh is the only Indian basketball player (male or female) to be conferred both the Arjuna Award & Padma Shri
Jayasankar Menon & Prasanna Jayasankar
Another celebrated international basketball couple originally hailing from Kerala
Sruthi Menon & Arvind Arumugam
Both internationals. Sruthi is a Keralite who grew up in Pune, Maharashtra, while Arvind Arumugam hails from Karnataka
Stephy Nixon & Eudrick Pereira
Narender Grewal & Sneha Rajguru
Poojamol & Sreerag N Nair
K Muralinath & Shaila Muralinath
Reginald Rajan & Nivedita Rajan
Considered Karnataka's first basketball couple, Reginald Rajan was a long-time international player and even captained the India team. Mrs Nivedita meanwhile represented the State team.
Theirs is the featured image of this post!
Mohit Bhandari & Poonam Goswami
Raspreet Sidhu & Brahmaditya Pawar
Hareesh & Anu Koroth
Akanksha Singh & Nityn Bulchandani
Shiv Khoiwal & Sneha Tiwari
Raja & Shylaja
Charles & Sumalatha
Azaria & Durga Prabhakar
Zachariah Thomas & Jeena Zachariah
Shahid Qureshi & Vaishali Pandit
Sunitha & L Suren
Vidhya & Shivakumar
Murali Krishna & Bincy
Anoop & Natasha
Suryashekar & Pratibha Kumar
Sunil Rathee & Sonika Ohlyan
Sakshi & Vinay Sheoran
Peter John & Renjini
Both have represented Kerala State Team
Dharminder & Paulomi Lakhanpal
Both are players from Gujarat and their daughter Naomi is a basketball player too (h/t Kevin Somani)
*Important Disclaimer* regarding this Basketball Couples List
The above list is not in any particular order of age seniority. But yes, an attempt has been made to list international players first! Feel free to highlight other Indian Basketball Couples who may have been missed out via the comments section, by emailing us on firstname.lastname@example.org or by following the Ekalavyas Instagram page and using the #DesiBallersCouples hashtag.
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